BLACK HOLE | 360° Interactive Video Art


Merges art languages to create a cosmic digital experience of vigor, afrofuturism and embrace. It’s an immersive video where the audience is the active player.

TOUCH OF RED (Work in Progress)

Touch of RED

A new duet of two men that takes place inside of a contemporary boxing/wrestling ring. Its research will deal with the allowance of black men to soften; the power in vulnerability; the meeting point of two individuals within a boxed space.

Backing Art for Justice

“Johnson is unsurprised by Pitts’ ability to create lasting work during the most difficult times, said that she sees Cornel West’s concept of catastrophic consciousness in his dancing – a response to a cultural issue, such as racism, with a unique creativity and compassion that transforms.” The Harvard Gazette

Lake of RED (2020)

Lake of RED

A short film, a poetic audiovisual performance art installation that takes place inside a fragmented space. Within the short film, Shamel Pitts deploys his unique style of choreography, inspired by Gaga movement language, nightlife, whilst exploring a close dialogue with the lights that occupy (and transform) the surroundings.

BLACK HOLE – Trilogy And Triathlon (2018)


BLACK HOLE researches and shares an odyssey where three Black performers create a trinity of vigor, afrofuturism, and embrace. It is the third multidisciplinary live art work in Shamel Pitt’s “Black Series.”

BLACK VELVET – Architectures And Archetypes (2016)

Award Winning multidisciplinary performance art work. BLACK VELVET is a celebration of the many textures, beauty, delicacy, and power within us. It is an art piece that aims to share and reflect on the colorfulness of blackness in a relationship of love, comradery, and compassion.

BLACK BOX – Little Black Book of RED (2015)

An enigmatic performance featuring a solo by Shamel Pitts. Buoyed by his trademark expressive movement, Pitts employs spoken word, evocative lighting, and video to construct a personal, poetic narrative about the search for identity and striving for survival amidst impermanence.